India became the proud country on January 16 when PM Modi flagged -off the largest vaccination drive against the deadly virus Coronavirus which took a toll on the entire globe. On Saturday, the first Covid-19 vaccine shots in India were provided to more than 190,000 frontline health and sanitation staff as PM Modi initiated the world’s biggest inoculation programme against the pandemic that killed 152,311 people and killed millions of people in the region. A total of 16,755 team members enrolled in vaccine sessions at 3,351 locations.
With the release of two covid-19 vaccines—Covishield and Covaxin, PM Modi has asked people not to pay attention to speculation about the vaccine because experts have issued emergency clearance following clinical rigour. He said India had a fantastic record of vaccine development and that 60 per cent of the world’s children had vaccines developed in India.
India reported 13,560 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, totalling 10,558,710 cases. The current Covid-19 death toll in the world is 152,311. The country remains the second-most-affected country in the world and ranks 13th among the worst-witted nations in active cases, according to Worldometer statistics. The five most affected states are Maharashtra (1,981,623), Karnataka (929,960), Andhra Pradesh (885,616), Kerala (831,259) and Tamil Nadu (828,952).